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, we have been tracking this for a week, heading towards southern california. the circulation sending all the clouds and scattered showers out there. we have a chance tonight and first thing tomorrow morning for the morning commute. sprinkle or light showers. over night lows for friday morning, fremont 54. forecast model, 7:00 a.m., clouds out there, chance of a shower and tomorrow morning, you can see scattered activity. this is 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning for your friday. coming up we will look that afternoon forecast and break down another warming trend, when 80s could return. >> thank you. >>> the zoo opened its new veterinary hospital. the largest wild animal facility in northern california. the hospital is outfitted to accommodate a variety of zoo animals. >> this will allow us to treat large and small animals with most of the things they will need as they age throughout the time they are here that zoo. >> the facility replaces an older 51-year-old clinic that was smaller at 1200 scare feet. >>> the road runs through california, the key races the party is targeting for a november
was approved yesterday by the california community college's board of governors. a trustee is now expected to be appointed in the next few weeks. the community college has until the 15th of this month to submit an action plan to turn itself around and prevent the school from possibly being closed next june. president obama's reelection campaign saw a record-breaking month for fund-raising in september. sources say the amount raised last month exceeded $150 million. that's more money raised than any other campaign this election cycle. the obama camp declined to comment on the numbers. there's no word yet on how much money mitt romney raised. the deadline to report the official numbers to the federal elections commission is october 20th. >>> the moderator for this week's presidential debate is defending himself, after receiving much criticism about his performance. some faulted faulted jim -- for letting candidates go over time. he says he feels like he accomplished his goal. >>> tensions are escalating after violence in syria continues to spill over its border into turkey. turkish troops to
night. currently the average price of gas in california is $4.65. a month ago it was $4.17. in san francisco gas is averaging $4.73. oakland, san jose, $4.67. ktvu's ann rubin has more on the reason behind the price spike. >> reporter: another day, another price hike at the pump. californians are paying a record amount. gas here is 84 cents higher than the national average. >> the prices are crazy. >> people need a break. it is way too high. >> i try not to drive. >> reporter: but some have no choice. the driver has been documenting how much he spends each day and calculating how much extra he needs to work to cover the expenses. >> to the driver and the price of the fare still the same. >> reporter: at pizzaman drivers get reumbursed by the mile. -- reimbursed by the mile. >> hard to hire people. >> reporter: experts blame the spike on a power failure last week and the scale back after the fire in august, this when there are typically shortages as california switches to winter blends. that is why he is glad he can fill up for under $20. >> i am grateful and only use the bike when
and businesses near california and battery streets. some say the police over reacted and used too much force while making arrests. >>> dozens gathered at city hall today calling to officially remove suspended san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi from office. the rally comes on the eve of the board's board to decide if domestic violence should cost him his job. they urged them to move forward with the progress towards ending domestic violence. they don't believe ross mirkarimi is qualified at this time to protect victims of domestic violence. the vote is set to come after testimony, mayor ed lee and ross mirkarimi's lawyers. his wife plans to attend the hearing in support of her husband. >>> the california highway patrol is investigating a crash that injured two bicycle riders. they were in a group of four riding on highway 29 this afternoon. the california highway patrol says a car hit them after 12:30 p.m. both bike riders suffered major injuries. the driver stayed at the scene and coping with -- cooperating with investigators. >>> the record high gas prices in california. ktvu's consumer e
when he broke out of a southern california jail. lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> to the baseball playoffs. the san francisco giants effaced another must-win game and they came through big time. they just wrapped up a huge win in cincinnati. this is one of their big hits in the game. pablo sandoval. we have team coverage tonight. first to ktvu's ken pritchett at the call ceium where -- colosseum where the a's are also facing a must-win game. >> reporter: despite being down two games, the a's fans thought their team would go to a game 5. we will know if that happens in a matter of hours. >> reporter: during batting practice there is a different vibe, it is relaxed. >> i have been to a lot of games before and i have never been to one that sold out like that. it was awesome. >> reporter: we talked to her before yesterday's game, she predicted a win. and we heard that again tonight. >> never say never. >> i think they are real good. a.j. griffin pitching. >> reporter: the a's are winners at home. the fans take credit for that. >> here you got your 10th man in base
data to forecasters. >>> three central california beaches are back open after a deadly shark attack. those beaches are all off the coast of santa barbara county. the people were allowed back in the water this morning. remember we told you earlier this week a surfer died tuesday after he was bitten by what's believed to be a 15-foot great white shark. >> first responders from around the world are in ayla my da county for a training exercise. seems like this one from last year's event will play out across the bay area. 32 different s.w.a.t. teams from as far away as chicago, even brazil, will take part in various emergency response scenarios. the cities where it will be taking place include alameda and walnut creek. >>> a city in the east bay may cancel its 4th of july celebration. they voted against the july 4th fireworks. the city says the event attracted too many people from neighboring communities making it expensive to police. this year's celebration went on without fireworks. the san ramone city council will decide. >> bill, i do believe the warmup is getting here. >> you notice
to the floor -- system used to attach them to the floor. >>> the california state university board appointed timothy white the new chief of the system. $421,000 a year. that is the same pay given to charles reed who retires after 14 years on the job. >>> university of california at berkeley is at the center of allegations they failed to provide a climate for jewish students. they accused them for allowing events that allowed antisumettic hate speech. the university spokesman said they were free speech and officials made efforts to maintain a safe climate. >>> president obama rallied 12,000 supporters at a park in debver. -- in denver. he accused mitt romney of misleading voters and joked it wasn't the real mitt romney on stage with him last night. mitt romney made a surprise appearance at a meeting in denver. his sons introduced him. mitt romney referred to trickle down government and said he doesn't think that is something the american people believe in. twitter says last night's debate was the most tweeted about event in twitter's history. mitt romney was the clear winner according to twit
in northern california and the records those tornadoes tied. >>> dry conditions ruled our day. we have wet weather on the way. i'll show you when we can expect the next round and whether or not it will impact game one of the world series. . well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >>> the five tornadoes that touched down across the sacramento valley yesterday came close to setting a state record. national weather service said the twisters tied a single day record dating back to 196. what you are looking at is video of a funnel cloud yesterday afternoon. no one was hurt from the tornadoes, but they did cause some damage. mike is in elk grove to show us some of the mess they left behind. mike? >> this storm was so violent it knocked down all of these trees and and entire fence line along with suburban street. the woman that lives inside of this house tells me she's glad to be alive and that he no one was harmed. >> i have been in sacramento all o
and border protection officers stopped a truck entering the port in san isidoro california on saturday morning. inside a tanker that was in the back of ey found 133 pounds of cocaine. federal agents say those drugs are worth an estimated $4.5 million in the street. the driver was a u.s. citizen and has now been arrested. >>> are california state employees overpaid? what a report by a watchdog group says and the grade it gave our state. >> a number of records today. i'll let you know where those records were broken and when these winds are going to cool us off. we'll see you back here in a few minutes. >>> a couple's retirement announcement puts contra costa county homeless support in jeopardy. who's stepping up to fill in and the concerns about their replacement. >> also the local city that plans to outsource police work. the move that put a snag in this controversial plan. >> plus, temperatures are still hot around the bay area. but not for long. the updated weather time line for the area where you live, tonight on ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00, complete bay area news coverage. dan hur
yesterday in california, today voters can also vote by mail. signed vote by mailable indications must be submitted to the department of elections no later than october 30th and the deadline to register to vote is october 22nd. >>> there is more fall out over romney's comments about big bird in last week's debate. at 5:35 the new ad just released by the obama campaign and who is asking the administration to pull it. it's not romney or the republicans. >> jerry sandusky was sentenced today. he will spend at least 30 years in jail. effectively it's a life sentence. >> reporter: he arrived at the courts house clutching a folder smiling. he faced up to 400 years in jail. the 68-year-old continued to proclaim his innocence in court. speaking for about 13 minutes he insisted that he didn't do these disgusting acts. the lead prosecutor called his speech ridiculous. >> his statement today was a masterpiece ofself delusion, completely unattach from reality and without any acceptance of responsibility. >> reporter: then victim after victim claimed he is also a lier. victim number six cried tel
. >>> federal officials approved a plan to set aside california land for solar development. california is one of six western states included in the new solar energy zone. the designation will allow large solar power plants to be built on public land. around 285,000 acres are set aside. the new plan replaces the old first come-first serve system of approving solar projects. >>> a 2.3 magnitude earthquake was centered about three miles east of danville. no reports of damage, but a few people did call into the newsroom saying that they felt the quake. >>> let's talk about the weather and over to our chief meteorologist. you were mentioning 80-degree temperatures coming up? >> yeah. temperatures are warming up. tomorrow, they'll warm up as well and sunday, cooler. it won't be hard to warm up from the 50s and 60s and a couple of weather systems are out here. here is the system to the south of us that brought us the showers the other day, and it's moving off this way, and here is the weather system. that one will tweak to the north of us and keep things cool tonight and is responsible for the light
. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. >>> a new report today by the oakland police department criticizes the way opd has handled nine officer-involved shootings. a new call for a takeover of the department itself. rita? >> reporter: gasia, this has been an eventful week for oakland police. five homicides in less than 24 hours and we've learned the filing of a motion tomorrow for an unprecedented federal takeover of the police department. >> oakland has to change and there's no excuse for if fact that they have not. >>
. >>> member of california's national guard and emergency management agencies are heading to the east coast. the national guard is sending two helicopters and two para helicopter teams. >>> now we showed you yesterday here at five clock how that super storm is affecting bay area air travel. today the situation is easing just a bit. ktvu's paul chambers live at sfo with the one thing there that seems to be saving some passengers from misery. >> reporter: the effects can still be felt in the bay area. however there is hope airport officials say some cities have limited service. >> reporter: if you're headed to or coming from the east coast the signs for your flight replains the same. cancelled. 115 in all here at sfo. >> a large number of cancellations, the difference is today we are beginning to see some limited flights coming from the west coast to primarily boston and washington, d.c. >> reporter: that's good news for some but not for the people we spoke with who are headed to the new york city area knowing they may have to spend the night in san francisco making them a little miserable si
interest to california. today six of the nine justice as tended the red mash in washington there. were prayers for wisdom and inspiration. the justices face an interesting docket of controversial cases. they may decide whether to hear the appeal of proposition 8. that's california's gay marriage ban that was overturned by the 9th circuit. other cases include the defense of marriage act that the obama administration won't defend. also if nigerians may sue shell oil for alleged human rights and bosses and if the university of texas based a denial of admission on a whitable cant's race. >>> starting tomorrow bring your own bag or an extra dime. the check out bag ordinance goes into effect on monday. stores must give up plastic and offer paper. customers will have to pay ten cents a bag if they forget to bring their own. restaurants and bakeries are excement exempt until next year. >> a 28-year-old faces murder charges in the death of michelle lei. she went to high school with her and later prosecutors say she grew jealous of the girl blaming her for her failed relationship with a forme
in a month. the dow added 128 points t nasdaq was up 37. and the s & p500 gained nearly 15. >>> california's aggressive attempt to regulate greenhouse gas emissions faces a smoggy future. the ninth circuit court of appeals may be siding with the school district. california's rules go too far discriminating against midwestern fuel producers and violating the commerce clause. >>> let's talk about our weather. almost starting to feel like summer again. >> really flipped around the last couple of days. temperatures increased the last few day and they're going to continue to increase. the winds will come up a little bit as well but not today. not too bad on the winds. wind on shore and keeping things kind of moist in the area. the fog along the coast kept things moist as well. take a peak here and you can see this was about a couple of hours ago you see the fog at the beach. let me move it forward in time and you will see i will just kick it forward here and you will see that the fog goes away. that's where we are right now. we have fog away, winds gusting to 25 miles per hour. it's windy out t
are shopping on line and using its paypal payment service. >>> home foreclosures here in kroo california have dropped to a five-year low, this according to the research firm data quick. it's down 31% from the same month last year. it's down 64% from the first quarter of 2009. data quick says more foreclosure activity involved homes that sell for less than 200,000. >>> a fire started this morning not far from highway 154, in the painted cave area. authorities ordered evacuations of about 40 of the 100 homes that are currently threatened. temperatures today were in the 90's with 20-mile-an-hour winds. >>> today marks the 23rd anniversary of the loma prieta earthquake. it hit in 1989. it collapsed a section of the bay bridge and knocked down buildings and started fires in san francisco's marina district. 636 people were killed. more than 3700 others were injured. >>> today, new polls show voters think president obama came out head of mitt romney in the second presidential debate last night. ktvu's ken is here to break down what we saw last night and to look ahead to the third and final debate. >
francisco international airport in the afternoon. >> california is the first state to ban a form of psychotherapy that tries to cure gay teenagers. it prohibits conversion therapy for those under 18. it takes effect january 1. groups say it will make it difficult for parents to get treatment. the boy scouts of america plan to bring the names of sex abusers to the police. they will look for more offenders. this comes ahead of a court ordered release of the files. it keeps keeps sex abusers out out of the organization. >>> there are reports that three u.s. troops and their translator were among 14 people killed today in afghanistan. it happened to the south of coble. a spokesperson said the bomber was driving a motorcycle and ran into afghan police and u.s. troops. a spokesperson says six civilians and four police officers were also killed. nato hasn't confirmed the identities of the troops killed. >>> the first debate is set for wednesday and president obama and mitt romney have been hard at work practicing. mitt romney sent 8 days getting ready for the debate. mitt romney is spen
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